Military Service Recognition Book

181 ONTARIO COMMAND LYWOOD, William John H. John was born on January 27, 1922 in Lindsay, Ontario. He enlisted in the Canadian Army on May 27, 1943 and served in Canada, England, France and Germany with the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment. He was wounded in action and underwent an operation in the military hospital in Kingston in 1943. He was discharged on March 16, 1946. After the war, John and his family lived in Lindsay for many years before moving to British Columbia. He was a member of Sir Sam Hughes Legion branch 67 until he moved to British Columbia. There he joined Salmon Arm Legion Branch 62. He was a member of The Legion for a total of thirty-seven years before he passed away on April 28, 1999. MACDONALD, John D. John was born on December 16, 1900 in Goderich, Ontario. He joined the Canadian Army on July 25, 1940 and served in Canada and England during World War II. John was discharged on January 23, 1946. He was a member of Goderich Legion Branch 109 for thirty years before he passed away on February 21, 1972. MACDERMOTT, Robert Scotty “Bob” Bob was born in Glasgow, Scotland on July 18, 1918. He immigrated to Canada in July 1930 with his parents and seven siblings aboard the HMS Montcalm. Bob enlisted in the RCASC on June 2, 1941, married his sweetheart Adeline Zaza on August 1, and immediately left for the European Campaign. He returned on March 1, 1946 and began a new life with his bride who soon would bear his son. Bob’s father, Robert MacDermott, served in Borneo during the Great War of 1914-18. Bob made Toronto his home and he joined Oak Ridges Legion Branch 73 of which he was a member for more than fifty years before he passed away on September 8, 2000.